uncouple

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verb un·cou·ple \-ˈkə-pəl\

Definition of uncouple

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to release (dogs) from a pair of joined collars

  3. 2 :  detach, disconnect <uncouple railroad cars>

uncoupler

play \-p(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of uncouple in a sentence

  1. They uncoupled the railroad cars.

  2. <uncoupled the two railroad cars>

14th Century

First Known Use of uncouple

14th century


UNCOUPLE Defined for English Language Learners

uncouple

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verb un·cou·ple \-ˈkə-pəl\

Definition of uncouple for English Language Learners

  • : to separate or disconnect (something) from something else


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